St. Louis's 4 best spots to score budget-friendly breakfast and brunch eats

2Schae Cafe | Photo: Jill G./Yelp

Looking to satisfy your appetite for breakfast and brunch fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breakfast and brunch restaurants around St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. 2Schae Cafe

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Topping the list is 2Schae Cafe. Located at 275 Union Blvd. in DeBaliviere Place, the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers sandwiches and coffee and tea, is the highest-rated low-priced breakfast and brunch restaurant in St. Louis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 268 reviews on Yelp. 

Oatmeal, bagels, French toast and omelettes are on offer at this spot. Try the popular veggie breakfast burrito; corner Cristo with eggs, bacon, ham, and Swiss cheese sandwiched between two slices of housemade French toast; or the French Quarter omelette filled with asparagus, bacon, sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese.

2. Pickles Deli Downtown

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Next up is Downtown St. Louis's Pickles Deli Downtown located at 200 N. Broadway, Suite 110. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable deli, breakfast and brunch spot, which offers sandwiches and more, 4.5 stars out of 140 reviews. 

Try the Monte Croissanto (comes with ham, Swiss, two eggs and strawberry jelly on a croissant powdered with sugar); biscuits and gravy; or the breakfast pita wrap filled with two eggs, cheddar and your choice of meat. Add coffee or sides like egg, ham and fruit cups. 

3. Bloom Café

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Bloom Café, a cafe and breakfast and brunch and vegan spot in Kings Oak, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 88 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5200 Oakland Ave. to see for yourself. 

"Established in 2018, Bloom Café serves a fresh take on casual dining while helping people with disabilities grow their independence through a unique job training program," notes the business' website

The menu features gluten-free oatmeal, bagels and cream cheese, breakfast burritos, Cuban sandwiches and Belgian waffles with your choice of fruit, bananas or pecans. 

4. Chris' Pancake & Dining

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Over in Clifton Heights, check out Chris' Pancake & Dining, which has earned four stars out of 305 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the all-day breakfast and traditional American spot by heading over to 5980 Southwest Ave. 

Favorites include the Johnny rabbit with eggs, bacon and pancakes; a Greek omelette; and the Blueberry French toast. The extensive drink menu offers more than 25 options, ranging from iced Thai lattes to mimosas to Chris' Bloody Marys. 

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